Comprehensive Amendment to the U.S. Caribbean Fishery Management Plans: Application of Accountability Measures

This amendment to the Reef Fish, Spiny Lobster, Queen Conch, and Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates Fishery Management Plans would resolve an existing inconsistency between language in the fishery management plans and the implementing regulations at 50 CFR Part 622 describing the application of accountability measures in the U.S. Caribbean exclusive economic zone.                                             

The purpose of the amendment is to ensure the regulations governing accountability measures in U.S. Caribbean federal waters are consistent with their authorizing fishery management plans and to ensure the accountabilty measures are appropriately applied.

To reach the Caribbean Operations Branch staff, please call 727-824-5305.

Point of Contact 

María del Mar López

Maria.Lopez@noaa.gov 

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